Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

We at Kiawah Island Golf Resort are committed to respecting your online privacy and recognize your need for appropriate protection and management of any personally identifiable information ("Personal Information") you share with us.

Kiawah Island Golf Resort has established this Online Privacy Policy so that you can understand the care with which we intend to treat your Personal Information. Personal Information means any information that may be used to identify an individual, including, but not limited to, a first and last name, a home or other physical address, an e-mail address or other contact information, whether at work or at home. In general, you can visit Kiawah Island Golf Resort's web pages without telling us who you are or revealing any Personal Information about yourself.

If you choose to provide us with your Personal Information on the web, we may transfer that Information, within Kiawah Island Resorts or to Kiawah Island Golf Resort's third party service providers, across borders and from your country or jurisdiction to other countries or jurisdictions around the world.

Kiawah Island Golf Resort strives to comply with all applicable laws around the globe that are designed to protect your privacy. Although legal requirements may vary from country to country, Kiawah Island Golf Resort intends to adhere to the principles set forth in this Online Privacy Policy even if, in connection with the above, we transfer your Personal Information from your country to countries that may not require an "adequate" level of protection for your Personal Information. In other words, our goal is to provide protection for your Personal Information no matter where that Personal Information is collected, transferred or retained.

Cookies And Other Tracking Technologies

Some of our web pages utilize "cookies" and other tracking technologies. A "cookie" is a small text file that may be used, for example, to collect information about web site activity. Some cookies and other technologies may serve to recall Personal Information previously indicated by a web user. Most browsers allow you to control cookies, including whether or not to accept them and how to remove them. You may set most browsers to notify you if you receive a cookie or you may choose to block cookies with your browser, but please note that if you choose to erase or block your cookies, you will need to re-enter your original user ID and password to gain access to certain parts of the web site.

Tracking technologies may record information such as Internet domain and host names; Internet protocol (IP) addresses; browser software and operating system types; click stream patterns; and dates and times that our site is accessed. Our use of cookies and other tracking technologies allows us to improve our web site and your web experience. We may also analyze information that does not contain Personal Information for trends and statistics. To protect your privacy, we have adopted the following principles:

Notice

Where Kiawah Island Golf Resort collects Personal Information on the web, we intend to post a purpose statement that explains why Personal Information will be collected and whether we plan to share such Personal Information outside of Kiawah Island Golf Resort or those working on Kiawah Island Golf Resorts' behalf. Kiawah Island Golf Resort does not intend to transfer Personal Information without your consent to third parties who are not bound to act on Kiawah Island Golf Resorts' behalf unless such transfer is legally required.

Choice

You may choose whether or not to provide Personal Information to Kiawah Island Golf Resort. The notice we intend to provide where Kiawah Island Golf Resort collects Personal Information on the web should help you to make this choice. If you choose not to provide the Personal Information we request, you can still visit most of Kiawah Island Golf Resort's web site, but you may be unable to access certain options, offers and services that involve our interaction with you.

If you chose to have a relationship with Kiawah Island Golf Resort, such as a contractual or other business relationship or partnership, we will naturally continue to contact you in connection with that business relationship.

Security

Wherever your Personal Information may be held within Kiawah Island Golf Resort or on its behalf, we intend to take reasonable and appropriate steps to protect the Personal Information that you share with us from unauthorized access or disclosure. All your ordering information -- including your name, address, and credit card number -- is encrypted using a secure server for maximum security.

For site security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, Kiawah Island Golf Resort web servers employ industry-standard methods to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage. Unauthorized attempts to upload information or change information on Kiawah Island Golf Resort servers are strictly prohibited and may be punishable by law, including the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986 and the National Information Infrastructure Protection Act.

In the specific context of this security monitoring, there is no expectation of privacy. However, only in the case of actual law enforcement investigations, will we attempt to identify individual users or their usage habits.

Access / Accuracy

To the extent that you do provide us with Personal Information, Kiawah Island Golf Resort wishes to maintain accurate Personal Information. Where we collect Personal Information from you on the web, our goal is to provide a means of contacting Kiawah Island Golf Resort should you need to update or correct that Information. If for any reason those means are unavailable or inaccessible, you may send updates and corrections about your Personal Information to webmaster@kiawahresort.com and we will make reasonable efforts to incorporate the changes in your Personal Information that we hold as soon as practicable.

Children's Privacy

Kiawah Island Golf Resort's website is not structured to attract children. Accordingly, we do not intend to collect Personal Information from anyone we know to be under 13 years of age.

Commitment

We are committed to privacy, and are actively involved in and support current industry initiatives to preserve individual privacy rights on the Internet. Protecting your privacy on-line is an evolving area, and Kiawah Island Golf Resort's web sites are constantly evolving to meet these demands.

If you have any comments or questions regarding our Online Privacy Policy, please contact us at webmaster@kiawahresort.com. WHILE WE CANNOT GUARANTEE PRIVACY PERFECTION, We will address any issue to the best of our abilities AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.

Your Consent

By using this web site, you consent to the terms of our Online Privacy Policy and to Kiawah Island Golf Resort's processing of Personal Information for the purposes given above as well as those explained where Kiawah Island Golf Resort collects Personal Information on the web. Should the Online Privacy Policy change, we intend to take every reasonable step to ensure that these changes are brought to your attention by posting all changes prominently on our web site for a reasonable period of time.

Contests

No purchase necessary or payment of any kind is necessary to enter or win. A purchase does not increase your chances of winning.

The "Sweepstakes For Two" is sponsored by Kiawah Island Golf Resort. There is no purchase or contribution necessary to enter or win. This giveaway is open to all legal residents of the United States who are twenty-one (21) years of age or older at the time of entry. This Sweepstakes is void where prohibited or restricted by law. All federal, state and local taxes, as well as ground transportation (excluding sea transfers) and miscellaneous hotel charges (including mini-bar, movies, telephone calls, Internet costs and gratuities) and any other expenses not specifically mentioned as part of the Sweepstakes are the Winner's sole responsibility and the approximate retail value of the stay will vary depending on travel methods and travel dates.

Entries may be submitted at (website address) and must be received between 12:01 AM PST on January 1, 2014 and 11:59PM PST on December 31, 2014. Entry is limited to one (1) entry per person; duplicate entries for a single individual may be disqualified. Employees of (i) Sponsor or its affiliated companies, or (ii) any entity directly connected with the development, implementation or marketing of this promotion, and the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings and children) or household members of each such employee are not eligible. Sweepstakes Winner will be selected on or near December 31, 2014 in a random drawing from all eligible entries.

The prize is a Sweepstakes For Two at Kiawah Island Golf Resort. Package include two(2) nights, three(3) days accommodations in a private resort villa, one(1) round of golf for two at any of the resort's five golf courses. Sweepstakes is subject to availability and blackout dates. Sweepstakes must be used by December 31, 2015. Total Approximate Retail Value (ARV) of prize is $5,000.

Odds of winning determined by the total number of entries received. Winner will be notified via phone only, at the phone number provided on the entry form and will have seven (7) days from the date they are notified to redeem the prize. If any potential winner selected cannot be contacted, or does not respond within seven (7) days, or the prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, such potential winner shall forfeit any and all rights to a prize and, at discretion of Sponsor, an alternate potential winner may be selected. Neither Sponsor nor any of its affiliates are responsible for inaccurate, incomplete, or incorrect entry of information. This includes, but is not limited to, human error, lost data transmission, deletion, delays in operations, or any other technical errors including line failures of any telephone, computer or networking equipment or any software. Any entries found to be tampered with or altered in any way will be void.

This prize is not assignable, transferable or redeemable for cash. Sponsor, reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value in the event the prize is unavailable.

Sweepstakes must be confirmed a minimum of 3 weeks prior to stay. Blackout dates may vary. Reservations based on availability. Reservations must be redeemed within by December 31, 2015, unless stated otherwise. If winner is unable to complete hotel stay for any reason, including visa restriction, the winner shall forfeit any and all rights to the hotel stay.

Winner and travel companion are required to sign a liability release within thirty (30) days of award notification. Winner and travel companion must travel on same itinerary and must be twenty-one (21) years of age or older at the time of entry.

Except where prohibited by law, entry constitutes permission to use Winner's name, hometown and likenesses for online posting, and/or any advertising and publicity without notice or compensation. Winner may also be required to sign and return a release of liability, declaration of eligibility and, where lawful, publicity consent agreement, as conditions of receiving a prize. Failure to comply with the aforementioned conditions shall be grounds for forfeiture of the prize.

By entering, each participant agrees to release and hold harmless Sponsor, their legal representatives, prize providers, advertisers and all sponsors and each of their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees, and agents from any and all liability for any injuries, loss or damage of any kind arising from or in connection with the promotion or any prize won. Restrictions, conditions, and limitations apply. By entering, each participant further agrees that, in the event there is any conflict or other inconsistency between the Official Rules and any advertisements, promotional or marketing materials, emails, or announcements relevant to this promotion, these Official Rules will govern. Entrants agree that any and all claims, disputes and causes of action arising out of or related to this giveaway shall be resolved, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively by the appropriate courts in Charleston, South Carolina in accordance with the laws of the State of South Carolina, without giving effect to conflict of law rules which would cause the application of the laws of any other jurisdiction.

By entering the "Sweepstakes for Two at Kiawah Island Golf Resort", you are also opting in to receive periodic email from Sponsor. Your personal information is proprietary to us and will NOT be provided to any other source not affiliated with this campaign. Should you no longer wish to receive emails from Kiawah Island Golf Resort you can unsubscribe at any time.

The results of the “Sweepstakes for Two at Kiawah Island Golf Resort” or a copy of these Official Rules may be obtained by sending a self-addressed stamped envelope to: Kiawah Island Golf Resort Attention: Sweepstakes for Two, one Sanctuary Beach Drive, Kiawah Island, SC 29455. Requests must be received within thirty (30) days of the applicable drawing date.

Contest Cancellation, Suspension Or Modification:

Sponsor, reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, modify or suspend this contest in the event Sponsor, cannot preserve the security or proper administration of this contest, or for any other reason in Sponsor, sole and absolute discretion.  Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize for one of similar value, at its sole discretion. In case of a dispute over the identity of the entrant who submitted a selected Internet entry (if applicable), Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to deem the owner of the email account (as indicated on Internet service provider records) to be the entrant.

By participating in the contest, you acknowledge and signify that you have read, understood and agreed to be bound by these contest rules, which is posted at the contest website throughout the contest period. You further agree to be bound by the decision of the contest Sponsor, which shall be final and binding in all respects and on all entrants. The Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any entrant found to have violated any contest rule, provided false information, provided fraudulent email address on the contest's invite a friend form, tampering or attempting to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the content or the sweepstake website; violating the terms of service, condition or use and/or general rules or guideline of the content Sponsor or any contest cosponsors property or service; and/or acting in a unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person.